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Auditorium Theatre
50 E. Congress Parkway Chicago, IL 60605
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The weather was beautiful and sunny. I wore a sweater and a pair of jeans.
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The weather was pleasent but chilly. . I wore I was dressy casual..
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4.8 average rating
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7 reviews
6 stars
attended Apr 27 2012

wonderful experience the program was diverse and exciting The dancers were great Hard to fault anything It was almost like the dancers were transending time and space and were in some other realm

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4 reviews
3 stars
attended Apr 25 2012

I took my granddaughter to her first ballet. She was absolutely thrilled. It was so moving and beautiful.

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1 review
1 stars
attended May 03 2012

Beautiful performance! The Joffrey Ballet dancers were top notch as always. Costumes were also very pretty. Auditorium Theatre is one of the grandest theatres in Chicago and has a large enough stage for a dance performance. We had a great time.

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About the Ticket Supplier: The Joffrey Ballet

Robert Joffrey and Gerald Arpino’s uniquely American vision of dance first took form in 1956. The original company consisted of six dynamic and highly individual dancers. While Robert Joffrey stayed in New York to teach ballet classes and earn money to pay the dancers’ salaries, Gerald Arpino led the troupe across America’s heartland, in a station wagon that pulled a U-Haul trailer. Their repertoire of original ballets by Robert Joffrey set them apart from other small touring companies, who often performed scaled-down versions of the classics. From the beginning, Joffrey and Arpino wanted a company that came out of their roots, out of America.